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Locality in Gozo Ghasri
Status Parish church
Year Built 1903 (established as parish church 16 December 1921)
Dedication Christ the Saviour (Corpus Christi/Kristu fl-Ewkaristija)
Feast date First/second Friday in June

Ghasri, the smallest village of Gozo, is possible an Arab’s name and it means simple Ghasri’s district.

The village church, designed by a local priest, Dun Guzepp Diacono, was build early in the twentieth century. Its foundation stone was laid on 6 September 1903 and it was dedicated to the Corpus Christi on 9 January 1916 to Christ the Saviour. The parish church was established by Bishop Giovanni Marija Camilleri on 16 December 1921.

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